Matador Headlines

  • 19 Mar

    SB: Burgos 8-Hits Lead Sweep of Gauchos

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Danielle Burgos continued her torrid pace with an eight hit day, even producing a run in her lone out, as the Arizona Western College Matadors swept the Glendale Gauchos Tuesday afternoon

    Arizona Western struck first as Sabrina Garcia walked and stole second before Aylin Campa’s bunt moved her to third. Danielle Burgos grounded out but brought home Garcia for the first run of the game.

  • 19 Mar

    BSB: Mats Split with Cochise

    YUMA, Ariz. – The Arizona Western College received a strong start from Chris Koeiman and a homer from Robbie Wilkes in game one, but saw a late lead slip away in game two as they split a Tuesday double-header with the Cochise College Apaches.

    The Matadors sparked the offense in the bottom of the first against Apache starter Aaron DeGroot as Zach Huffins singled and was sacrificed to second by Jarrod Belbin before Carlos Arellano walked.

  • 18 Mar

    MBB: Matadors Stung by Sea Devils to Conclude '19


    HUTCHINSON, Kan—Slow starts to each half and their opponents balanced attack proved too much to overcome as the Arizona Western College Matadors fell to the Cape Fear Sea Devils 104-90 Monday morning at the Sports Arena.

    Cape Fear got off to a blazing start, leading 14-1 less than five minutes in.

  • 17 Mar

    Matadors Face Cape Fear in NJCAA 1st Rd

    25 wins, a region championship, and the first national tournament appearance since 2006 have produced the Arizona Western College Matador’s first trip to the NJCAA National Tournament, held in Hutchinson, Kansas, in over a decade.

    The Matadors will kick-off the tournament, in the very first game, against the Cape Fear Sea Devils from Wilmington, North Carolina Monday morning at 10am CT (8am in Arizona).

  • 16 Mar

    SB: Burgos Leads AWC Sweep of EAC

    THATCHER, Ariz. – Danielle Burgos homered and drove in six runs while neither Koryne Coddington or Sarah Velasquez allowed an earned run in a pair of complete game victories over Eastern Arizona Saturday afternoon.

    The Matadors didn’t need one of their typical usual home runs in racking up a 9-1 win in game one.

    However, they did trail early as the Gila Monsters struck in the first after capitalizing on a Matador error.

  • 13 Mar

    SB: Big Homers Fuel Sweep of Coyotes


    YUMA, Ariz. – Three-more homers added to the 2nd most total in the NJCAA fueled the Lady Matadors to a sweep of Chandler-Gilbert Wednesday afternoon at Charlie Dine Field.

    Michelle Roldan’s three-run homer backed Koryne Coddington in Game 1 as the Matadors pulled away to a 10-2 victory.

    Coddington was stellar again in the circle allowing just the two runs while striking out 8 in six innings to run her record to 15-1 on the year.

  • 09 Mar

    MBB: Mats Earn NJCAA Tourney Bid!

    Arizona Western stifled the top three-point team in the country in the first half and held on as the barrage came in the second to beat Snow College 93-79 Saturday night and capture the District Championship for the first time since 2006.

  • 09 Mar

    BSB: Koeiman, Gonzalez Lead in Sweep at Glendale

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Chris Koeiman and Robert Gonzalez each tossed seven strong innings and the offense provided support in the Matadors double-header sweep of the Glendale Gauchos Saturday afternoon.

    Chris Koeiman was brilliant again for the Matadors tossing his second straight complete game in AWC’s 1-0 victory in game one.

    Koeiman struck out eight while not allowing a run for the fourth time this season.

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